Together with a large industrial consortium, VTT Technical Research of Finland has launched a EUR 4.5 million project to speed up the development of fibre-based products as alternatives to oil-based materials like plastics.
Swedish ways to combat the unavoidable
In June Stora Enso permanently shut down PM8 as well as the connected groundwood pulp production at their Kvarnsveden paper mill in Sweden.
From wood to food might become reality
The headline could indicate a straight line from trees to some kind of a vegetarian dish, although the latter would be quite a challenge for the stomach.
From pulp mill to bioproduct mill
Even a pulp and paper technician may sometimes be a bit philosophical about what has happened recently.
SunPine, from crude tall oil to green diesel, printing ink and perfume
Piteå in northern Sweden is well-known for the production of kraftliner at SCA and Smurfit Kappa, in total more than 1.1 million tonnes, and may probably be the world's kraftliner capital.
Traceability may become a serious issue for textiles too
Swedish dissolving pulp producer Domsjö sees a future in fibre-certified fabrics. New garments feature certified fibre sourcing
Killing two birds with one stone
In Sweden, green liquor dregs are used to cover mine waste deposits